Research

16 Oct 2014
The proliferation of cells, in particular the orientation in which they divide, is key in regulating the shapes of tissues. However, the cellular mechanisms that govern cell proliferation and cell...
Type: News Article
10 Oct 2014
New research has been published in Marine Biology on the long term population dynamics of the Crown-of-Thorns...
Type: News Article
2 Oct 2014
Nanoparticles have the potential to revolutionize the medical industry, but they must possess a few critical properties. First, they need to target a specific region, so that they do not scatter...
Type: News Article
Nanosheets Respond to pH
2 Oct 2014
In more acidic, low pH environments, nanosheets flatten. In more basic, high-pH environments, nanosheets roll into tight scrolls. Depending on the shape morphing of the nanosheet, near-infrared light...
Type: Photo
Kim Plays Football
2 Oct 2014
Researcher Jeong-Hwan Kim plays football on OIST campus.
Type: Photo
24 Sep 2014
One of the most common complaints about solar power is solar panels are still too expensive to be worth the investment. Many researchers have responded by making solar cells, the tile-like components...
Type: News Article
Perovskite Solar Cell
24 Sep 2014
Professor Qi suggests that his new, semi-transparent design for solar cells could allow windows to generate energy from the sun. 
Type: Photo
Qi Unit
24 Sep 2014
Professor Qi and members of his research unit developed a hybrid deposition method to produce perovskite solar cells.  From left: Yabing Qi, Sonia R. Raga, Shenghao Wang, Luis K. Ono, and Yuichi...
Type: Photo
19 Sep 2014
Transforming substances from liquids into gels plays an important role across many industries, including cosmetics, medicine, and energy. But the transformation process, called gelation, where...
Type: News Article
18 Sep 2014
This video shows a soapy mixture passing through the posts in the microfluidic platform and emerging on the right as a gel.
Type: Video

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